NASCAR Nationwide Series at Montreal Wrapup

Since 2007, Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has played host to the only Canadian stop for NASCAR’s three national touring series. This year’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race featured the usual hodgepodge of established stars, up-and-comers and road course ringers. Of course, Canada was well-represented with the likes of 1997 Formula One World Drivers’ Champion Jacques Villeneuve, Alex Tagliani, Ron Fellows, Patrick Carpentier and Andrew Ranger leading a Canadian contingent of 10 drivers.

So who took the checkered flag? We have a race recap, analysis, results and driver comments after the jump. Continue reading

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2011 NASCAR at Montreal Wrapup

For the fifth time, the stars of the NASCAR Nationwide Series went north of the border for a race in Montreal at the famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The Nationwide Series features a hodgepodge of top NASCAR stars and up-and-comers. This race also featured some of Canada’s best racing talent with Jacques Villeneuve, Alex Tagliani, Patrick Carpentier, Andrew Ranger and Ron Fellows.

So who took the checkered flag? We have a race recap, analysis, results and driver comments after the jump. Continue reading

Fantasy Racing Advice: March 4 – 6, 2011

Since I fancy myself a bit of a fantasy racing guru thanks to a few weekly top ten finishes in Wind Tunnel’s Super 7 Sweep and a top fifty in their Chase for the Championship, I thought I would share my insights and luck with you folks here. Since my primary fantasy series is the Wind Tunnel Super 7 Sweep, I’ll be gearing my advice to that game. That may change if you tell me what some of the more popular games are. Then I can gear my advice to help you out.

For now, here’s my pick for this weekend’s action in motorsports. Continue reading

2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series at Montreal Wrapup

Once a year, the stars of NASCAR travel outside the borders of the United States for a big race. This weekend was the fourth annual NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The Nationwide Series features some of NASCAR’s biggest stars competing with some stars of the future. Not only were the Nationwide stars there but so were several Canadian heroes like Jacques Villeneuve, Patrick Carpentier, Ron Fellows and Andrew Ranger. So who took the checkered flag? We have a race recap, analysis, results and driver comments after the jump. Continue reading

Two Amazing NASCAR Finishes At Montreal

The good old boys of NASCAR provided not one but two amazing finishes at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve today. The morning excitement was provided by the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series which saw a final turn bump-and-run for the win. The evening’s fun was provided by the main event of the weekend as the NASCAR Nationwide Series saw the race decided by 12-one-thousandths of a second. Continue reading

2010 CarFax 250 Wrapup

For only the second time, the stars of the NASCAR Nationwide Series strapped into the Nationwide Series next generation car. They were first seen in Daytona for the Fourth of July weekend night race won by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Junior wouldn’t be running at the Michigan International Speedway. That left the door wide open for someone else to take their first win in the new car. This win would be all the more important because of the bragging rights that come from winning in the backyard of the American automotive industry. Continue reading

Montreal NASCAR Wrapup and Retweets

The NASCAR Nationwide Series made its only appearance north of the border this weekend. The stars of the NASCAR’s top development series came to Montreal for the only race of NASCAR’s three national touring series outside the US. Not only were the Nationwide stars there but so were several Canadian heroes like Jacques Villeneuve, Patrick Carpentier, Alex Tagliani, and Andrew Ranger. I was live tweeting the event so here’s a look at some of my tweets and analysis from this afternoon’s race. Continue reading